Sunday, 10 March 2013

Kolkata Cityscape - Victoria Memorial Hall

© Shubhankar  Adhikari (Artist )
Watercolour painting on paper ( 11" x 7" )

This is my recent painting on Kolkata cityscape. I always liked the architectural style of Victoria Memorial Hall. I am happy with the outcome of this artwork.In this work I have applied little bit of lemon yellow,sap green,payne's grey,prussian blue and olive green. 

Presently Victoria Memorial Hall is one of the most prominent building and also an art museum of Calcutta,under the Department of Culture ,Government of India.

Friday, 8 March 2013

How to develop your painting skills - Eleven tips

© Shubhankar  Adhikari (Artist )
watercolour painting on paper ( 11" x 7" )

How to develop your painting skills - Eleven tips

  1.  Practice a lot.
  2. Try to use the best tools you can afford for your artworks.
  3. Try to visit the art fair and galleries regularly.
  4. Mix with other fellow artists and exchange your views with them.
  5. Draw or paint regularly.
  6. Plan well before starting your art work.
  7. Read good books on art.
  8. Travel new places to increase your creative spirit.
  9. Limit your palette to increase concentration.
  10. Try to develop your own style
  11. Listen soft instrumental music in the background while working.

Monday, 4 March 2013


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